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Indigenous Relations Training Program

May 10, 2021 12:00 AM to May 14, 2021 11:59 PM

Registration Deadline: May 3, 2021 12:00 AM

Indigenous Relations Training Program 

Why take this program?


Indigenous Peoples are one of the fastest growing populations in Canada. Due to increased economic activity, business development and growth/expansion in Indigenous communities, a basic level of knowledge about Indigenous Peoples in Canada is viewed as an asset by many employers and is fast becoming a desirable skill set for job seekers and new professionals.

Understand Issues Facing Canada's Indigenous Population

We welcome individuals who are seeking professional or personal development to gain a better understanding of the issues facing Canada's Indigenous population today and how to effectively build relationships with Indigenous communities and Indigenous community members.

The Program

The Indigenous Relations Training Program is sponsored in part by the ATCO Group, and offers 24 hours of Indigenous Relations training. The following interactive modules are three hours each and include the following topics:

  1. Indigenous Ways of Knowing
  2. Historical Overview of Indigenous People in Canada
  3. History and Contemporary Trends of the Métis Settlements in Alberta
  4. Current Trends in Education and Employment
  5. Socio-Cultural Issues in the Northern and Circumpolar Region
  6. Economic Development & Environmental Issues in the Northern & Circumpolar Region
  7. Resource Development in Indigenous Communities
  8. Building Strong Community Relations

Career Development

Participants who complete all 8 modules of the Indigenous Relations Training Program will receive a Participatory Certificate, verifying that the participant has completed 24 hours of non-credit Professional Development. 

Attendance to all modules is required in order to recieve the certificate for the program.